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Leeds Beckett University: Criminology

InstitutionLeeds Beckett University
Department Social, Psychological and Community Sciences
Web https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Email admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Telephone 0113 812 3113
Study type Taught

Summary

Explore current issues in criminology and criminal justice and reflect upon the related themes of race, ethnicity, gender, state power and war.

You will study various theoretical approaches in criminology and their methods of criminological research. You will apply your acquired knowledge in a dissertation on a topic of your choice and aligned to your personal interests or career ambitions.

You will study a range of interesting, innovative and challenging modules taught by academics who are actively engaged in publication and research. You will have a choice of options in the field of administrative criminology and criminal justice system, critical criminology and social justice, and aspects of international security, crime and justice.

As well as developing key critical and analytical skills, your degree will give you the skills and knowledge to work with the victims of crime, in the rehabilitation of offenders, in crime prevention and in the shaping of crime policy. Depending on your choice of options you can supplement these skills with knowledge applicable for jobs in the non-governmental sector, as well as jobs in the international field of crime and justice.

MSc

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